This course serves as a review of the clinical and microscopic features of oral premalignant lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma. The diagnosis and management of commonly encountered premalignant conditions of the oral cavity, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia, will be discussed. In addition, this course will include a review of the varied clinical manifestations of oral squamous cell carcinoma. The role of soft tissue biopsy and biopsy techniques will also be covered.
At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:
- Recognize clinical lesions that are considered premalignant, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia
- Understand the role of tissue biopsy in everyday clinical practice and when/how to biopsy lesions
- Recognize the varied clinical appearances of oral cancer
- Develop sound treatment strategies and referral systems for management of patients with potentially cancerous oral lesions
Scott Peters, D.D.S.
Dr. Scott Peters is an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Dental Medicine. He received his B.A. in History from Columbia University, his D.D.S. from Columbia University, and completed his post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and the recipient of the Academy’s William G. Shafer Award. Dr. Peters has been published in journals, including The Journal of the American Dental Association, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Journal of Endodontics, Head and Neck Pathology, and Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, among others. He is a member of the Columbia University Oral Diagnostics Biopsy Service, and the clinical oral pathology service located at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Peters teaches various courses including histology, pathophysiology, and oral pathology and stomatology at Columbia. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and provides oral pathology training to the dental residents at Kings County Hospital Center, Woodhull Hospital, and Harlem Hospital. Dr. Peters is a member of the American Dental Association and the New York State Dental Association. He serves as the new dentist representative on the New York State Dental Association Council of Hospital Dentistry and as a member of the AAOMP Committee on Professional and Public Relations.
Webinar: 8pm – 9:30pm Eastern
Continuing Education Units
1.5 contact hours. Lecture
|Dates||Location||Course #||Contact Hours|
|December 14, 2021||ZOOM Webinar||220192.06||1.5|
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